Pan American Health Organization Director Carissa Etienne Wednesday said the monkeypox scenario in the region was worrisome, albeit moderate, and that vaccines were nearly non-available worldwide.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Thursday announced candidates from Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Haiti, and Uruguay were vying to succeed Dominica's Carissa Etienne of Dominica as agency head.
Sao Paulo City health authorities have advised the citizenry Wednesday to go back to wearing facemasks in indoor settings due to the increase of COVID-19 cases recorded in recent weeks. The measure will only be mandatory in health facilities and in public transport such as buses, trains, and subways.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Friday reported that over two-thirds of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean is already vaccinated against COVID-19, although certain countries have yet to reach even half of their population.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Wednesday reported the wave of COVID-19 infections in Latin America caused by the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 was beginning to decline.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said Wednesday that a 32% increase in COVID-19 cases had been reported in the Americas during the past week, which represented around 8 million new infections.
In n a new joint report released the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) urge the governments of the region to accelerate vaccination processes and improve health systems.
Argentine Health Ministry Carla Vizzotti Friday assumed command of the Executive Committee of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) for the period 2021-2022 on behalf of her country.
Pan American Health Organization Director Carissa F. Etienne warned that 75% of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean has yet to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and reported that PAHO is accelerating its drive to expand vaccine access throughout the region.
A report released Wednesday by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) showed that only one out of five Latin Americans had been vaccinated against COVID-19.